Rasmusson-Bacon Funeral Home of Nevada and Maxwell received the Award of Excellence in Funeral Service at the 137th Annual Iowa Funeral Directors Association (IFDA) Convention, May 16-18, at the Prairie Meadows Hotel & Conference Center in Altoona.


The Iowa Award of Funeral Service Excellence recognizes a funeral home’s exemplary service to the community it serves. Rasmusson-Bacon Funeral Home, which has been serving Nevada, Maxwell and the surrounding communities for 20 years, was one of 19 funeral homes from throughout the state to receive the award. It is the sixth year the funeral home has been recognized by peers for this achievement. To qualify, a funeral home must excel in four of five areas: presentation of public information, active membership in the state association, sponsorship of community events or services, professional development and personal development.


The Iowa Funeral Directors Association “promotes and supports funeral service excellence©” by representing over 700 Iowa licensed funeral directors and 425 funeral home establishments throughout the state and promotes high standards within the field of funeral service through continuing education programs, legislative representation and service to Iowa communities. For consumer information regarding funeral service, please visit IFDA’s website at www.iafda.org.